Increasing pollination, biological control and beneficial insect diversity farms using flowering habitats

Posted on 26.06.2019 | Last Modified 26.06.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Jason Gibbs
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $93,288
Co-Funders: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Grower participants
Start Date: 2019
Project Length: 5 Years

Assess the benefits of flowering habitat enhancements on field margins for increasing beneficial insects, including pollinators and natural enemies, and pollination and biocontrol services in both organic and conventional farms.